Bay Views - 2 bedrooms
City: Cape Town Beds: 2 | Baths: 1 | Sleeps: 4
- Development: Simon's Town
- Category: Apartment
- Beds: 2
- Baths: 1
- Sleeps: 4
- Floor: 1
- Unit Size: 80 sq meters
Simon's Town is a maritime naval town and home to the African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach.
Charming Simon’s Town is steeped in history and tradition, yet has many activities on offer from Boat Trips to Kayaking, beaches, museums, restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, golfing, fishing, and the very popular Scratch Patch.
Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town has become famous for its thriving colony of African Penguins. Elevated boardwalks to Foxy Beach provide excellent viewing opportunities for penguins and whales. Giant granite boulders protect the beach area – perfect for safe swimming and one of the best family beaches in the world.
Jubilee Square has a statue of Able Seaman Just Nuisance, a great dane dog that befriended the Royal Naval sailors during World War 2 and was buried with full military honours. He has become a Simon’s Town mascot.
Simon’s Town Waterfront:
This small and tasteful centre boasts an interesting variety of shops, art galleries, restaurants, and a hotel with conference facilities.
Simon’s Town Beaches:
Millers point is a family friendly recreational area, it has a children’s tidal pool, snorkeling, scuba diving and a boat launching slipway. Fisherman’s beach with its grassy slopes is a small secluded family beach in Murdoch valley.
Seaforth Beach is an ideal family setting, natural swimming bay and picnic lawn.
Boulders Beach - swim at this safe family beach with the African penguins. Foxy Beach is the main breeding colony of penguins. Long Beach is the walking, doing, playing beach of Simon’s Town.
Glencairn Beach for kitesurfers, windsurfers, paddlers, snorkelers and families love this beach. Great for a sneaky swim!
Simon’s Town Boat Trips:
Boats head off in various directions from the Simon’s Town jetty and cover harbour tours, whale watching, shark cage diving, pelagic birding, seal island and trips to Cape Point.
Seal Island, Simon’s Town:
Seal Island in False Bay is home to 74 000 Cape Fur Seals, 24 bird species and is a natural hunting ground of the Great White Shark, where you can do great white shark cage diving or viewing – leaving from Simon’s Town harbour.
Simon’s Town Museums:
There are 4 museums in Simon’s Town reflecting the local history.
Simon’s Town Golf Club, Simon’s Town:
Overlooks False Bay and offers you the experience of an uncrowded 9 hole golf course with unsurpassed sea and mountain views. Be careful to avoid any African penguins that may be cruising the fairways.
Mineral World & Scratch Patch:
Take a fascinating tour through a gemstone tumbling factory, scratch for your own gem stones at the scratch patch (a family favourite) and browse through the unusual jewellery and gift shop.
Simon’s Town Sea Kayaking, Simon’s Town:
Get close to the water in a stable sea kayak and visit the African penguins from the water.
Whale Watching, Simon’s Town:
Simons’ Town land based viewing of Southern Right Whales (also Humpbacks and Bryde’s whales) from June – November, or you can get up close and personal on a whale watching boat trip.
Deep Sea Fishing, Simon’s Town:
Big game fishing (including various tuna species) and inshore game and reef fishing for yellowtail or snoek. Fishing charters operate out of Simon’s Town harbour in False Bay.
Popular tourist attractions along the False Bay coastline, include:
- Fish Hoek beach, the most popular family beach in Cape Town
- Surfer's Corner at Muizenberg Beach, voted as one of the World’s Best Surf Towns in a recent National Geographic survey [3km]
- St James beach with tidal pool [2 km]
- Seaside boardwalk between Muizenberg and Kalk Bay
- affordable world-class restaurants and golf courses
- the Constantia Wine Route, with the oldest Wine Estates in the Cape
- world-renowned Chapman's Peak Drive
- land based whale watching and whale spotting boat trips (Aug - Nov)
- Boulder's Beach, with its African Penguin colony
- historic Simon's Town, the home of the South African Navy
- Kalk Bay, a quaint fishing village with an abundance of seafood restaurants
- Cape Point Nature Reserve, a world heritage site
- Table Mountain National Park, another world heritage site
- historic sites and museums galore
- exceptionally warm and friendly locals
- Mountain Climbing
- Winery Tours
- Cable TV
- Included Items And Services
- Hair Dryer
- Kitchen Equipment
- Coffee Maker
- Kitchen Utensils
- Outside Amenities
- Private Entrance
- Private Parking
- No Smoking
- Child Friendly
- Family Friendly
- Senior Friendly
- Singles Friendly
- View And Location
- City View
- Mountain View
- Ocean View